Getting Out at the Right Time

Last week, Principal announced that they are eliminating 1,500 jobs (650 in the metro area) as they get out of the medical insurance business. They are selling their medical insurance part of their company to United Healthcare.  Most of them will be moved into different departments over the next three years. Is it me or…

Projects are good…as long as we stay “afloat”

This week, 160 Des Moines area business and government leaders head out to Washington, D.C. to lobby for financial funding for projects that will enhance the quality of life. The Register has a special section on the next several years that Des Moines will face, address, and do. There are numerous concepts and plans that…